Genealogy: Finding and using newspapers, periodicals

Finding and using newspapers, periodicals-Newspapers and PeriodicalsBy Barry J. Ewell

Newspapers and periodicals are often overlooked resources that can provide extensive value in genealogy research.

Newspapers can contain a multitude of genealogical information — obituaries; notices of births, marriages, and deaths; legal notices; estate transactions; biographies; military service; and immigration. Continue reading